Registration for the 4TH CARLIGH International Conference Open

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Registration for the 4TH CARLIGH International Conference Open

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INTRODUCTION

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) is pleased to announce and open registration for the 4th CARLIGH International Conference.

OBJECTIVES

The CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE is a premier forum for Information Professionals, Researchers, Academics, Publishers, Book Vendors etc. to present their latest research outputs, ideas, and developments, and to share activities and initiatives to enhance learning, teaching and research approaches. In addition, a pre-conference workshop and an exhibition of information resources and other technologies by vendors are organized alongside. The International Conference also offers opportunities for both formal and informal networking and intellectual discourse among participants to promote discussions and sharing of knowledge, experiences and expertise on developments in learning, teaching and research as well as on global best practices.

CONFERENCE THEME: “Enhancing information access through Artificial Intelligence (AI)”

SUB THEMES

  • Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
  • Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
  • Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution
  • Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user
  • Innovation strategies for the era

CONFERENCE VENUE AND DATES

Venue: GIMPA Executive Conference Centre (GECC), Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Achimota – Accra, Ghana
Date: Monday 13th July to Friday 17th July, 2020.

PROGRAMMES

Pre-Conference Workshop: Monday, 13th July to Tuesday, 14th July, 2020
Conference: Wednesday, 15th July to Friday, 17th July, 2020

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

This 4th conference will bring together representatives of a wide range of professionals, including: Information Specialists (e.g. Librarians, Archivists, and Journalists etc.), IT professionals, Academics, Researchers, Administrators, and Industrialists from higher research and educational institutions as well as related organizations from around the world in a dynamic and interactive forum.

GUEST SPEAKER
Nana (Prof) Osei Darkwa: Visiting Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Prof. Kankam Boadu [UCC]: Vice Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast
    Topic: Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
  • Prof. Mary Sheela Lourdusamy: Dean, Faculty of Engineering Science & Computing, Pentecost University College, Ghana, Sowutuom – Accra
    Topic: Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
  • Dr. Ferdinand Apietu Katsriku: Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Ghana
    Topic: Innovation strategies for the era
  • Dr. Peter Tobbin: Former Director, Information Management Services (IMS), GIMPATopic: Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution
  • Prof. Perpetua S. Dadzie: University Librarian, Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra
    Topic: Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user

CONFERENCE PACKAGE

  • Invitation Letter/Visa Processing Assistance
  • Pre-Conference Training workshop
  • Breakfast for those who will Lodge in the Designated Hotel
  • Tea/Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Buffet Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Conference Souvenirs (bag, flash drive, pen and notepad, etc.)

SPECIAL CONFERENCE BENEFITS

  • Great networking opportunities
  • Be a member of a growing professional community
  • Publication of paper presented as Conference proceedings
  • Availability of Conference Proceedings in softcopy (online and electronically on a flash drive)
  • Affordable comfortable accommodation

Executive Rooms GHc250.00/day or US$50.00/day
Regular Rooms GHc150.00/day or US$30/day

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Interested participants should visit the conference portal on the CARLIGH Website (https:www.carligh.org) or click on this link https://forms.gle/hEbv1N9utcHgCav86 to complete the online registration forms and follow up with payment of the appropriate fee/s.

REGISTRATION FEES

Exhibition and Advertisement

Locals: GHc600.00
International: US$ 480.00

Workshop and Conference Registration Fees
Participants

CARLIGH Members GHc900.00
Non-CARLIGH Members GHc1000.00
International Participants US$300.00
Non-Presenter Students GHc500.00
Workshop Only GHc450.00

Important Information: Early Bird package for institutions that present more than three participants is 10% less of the original cost and for individuals, 5% less of the original cost. To qualify for the discount a commitment fee of GHc100 should have been paid by Monday, 27th April, 2020. The commitment fee forms part of the overall amount to be paid.

Payments should be made into the following accounts according to your categorization (Local or International).

Presenters
Local GHc600.00
Local Students GHc350.00
International Presenters $240.00
International Student Presenters $170.00

Local Participants

Account Name : CARLIGH
Currency : Cedi
Bank : GCB BANK
Branch : Legon Branch
Account No. : 1031130009358

International Participants

Account Name : CARLIGH
Currency : Dollar
Bank : Stanbic Bank Ghana
Branch : Main Branch, Castle Road, Accra
Account No. : 9040003788118
SWIFT CODE : SBICGHAC

IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO NOTE

  • Submission of Full Papers or Posters: Thursday, 16th April, 2020.
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, 27th April, 2020.
  • Online Registration Deadline: Friday, 10th July, 2020
  • Onsite Registration: Monday, 13th July, 2020

CONTACT
For further enquiries contact the following: Dr. Cobblah – +233244616950; Mr. Quagraine – +233208885022; email: carlighevents@gmail.com

1 Comment

  1. Dr AkashRaj says:

    hi

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